Awareness

Women from Leon XIII Clean Up Their Community

Some 50 members of The Association of Improvement in Leon XIII participated in the cleaning of the community of Garabito as a part of The Love Project, Cleaning and Recycling. The project counted on the support of the community mayor,...

Lack of fear of Zika is main risk in combating the virus

There is a lack of fear of Zika among the Costa Rican population, which has created problems in avoiding the spread of the virus. Citizens' lack of commitment in the elimination of breeding sites of the Aedes aegypti, the transmitter...

Why tea is a healthier alternative to natural energy than coffee

All over the world people seek ways to "hack" their internal energy system. Some people turn to soda drinks like Coca Cola or Pepsi products to get an extra boost, while some take it to another level and indulge...

Ministry of Health Confirms 10 Zika Pregnancies

The number of pregnant women in Costa Rica who have contracted the zika virus continues to grow. In little under a week the number went from 6 to 10 confirmed cases. This Tuesday morning coordinator of the Programa Nacional...

Are U.S. Groups Going Too Far With The Comfort Women Statues

The comfort women statues erected in public places across many states in North America, including Canada, number about a dozen. From New Jersey and New York in the East to California in the West and in Canada, civic groups...

Latin American Medical Cannabis Conference in Costa Rica

San Jose, Costa Rica-- The Latin American Medical Cannabis Conference has announced the lineup of speakers for the two-day event to be held at the Crowne Plaza Corobici in San Jose July 28th and 29th. Representatives from the US,...

Two baby deer rescued in Alajuela

The public police force of Alajuela rescued two baby deer that they found during their rounds in the district of San Isidro. The animals, which were only a few weeks old, were found thanks to a call received by...

What is yoga? International Yoga Day on The Horizon

Yoga, meaning union, is a centuries old discipline that originated in India and involves the use of specific body postures to achieve a variety of goals including simple meditation, more enhanced breathing control, a healthier lifestyle, and the transformation...

Strong 6.1 Earthquake Shakes Nicaragua

An 6.1 earthquake shook Nicaragua last night caused panic amongst the population and damages to some homes. The United States Geological Service registered the earthquake’s epicenter 17 km east of Puerto Morazán in Chinandega, close to the border of...

Bicycles, mega-terminal of buses and change of routes are current proposals to combat traffic

Bicipubli, a municipal program originally designed for students in Cartago Center, would be open to use for the general public as of this Tuesday. The initiative is consists of the local government loaning a bicycle to each citizen on...
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Costa Rican Students Propose to Treat Bacteria that Cause Diarrhea at IGEM 2019

A 9-team of young university students will represent Costa Rica at the “International Genetically-Engineered Machine” (IGEM), the...
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Women in Struggle for Free Seeds and Fumigation-Free Communities

In Costa Rica, rural and indigenous women are threatened by the dispossession of one of the most precious assets: the seeds. This...

Fingerprint and Facial Recognition Will Be the New ‘ID Cards’ of Costa Ricans

The surveillance camera recorded a criminal while committing his misdeeds in the mall. But it was not just any recording.

Costa Rica: It is beautiful and it is colorful but is it safe?

Costa Rica is a safe place. But as it may happen anywhere...

An Alert for All Latin America: Numerous Cases of Murders and Persecu-tion of Indigenous Leaders Remain With Impunity

The killings of members belonging to indigenous populations, along with persecution and harassment, have generated fear, helplessness, sadness and mostly anger in...
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